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El Medano, El Medano

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.3/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web
One of the best wind and kitesurfing locales in the world, the waters of El Medano are always decorated with sails. Watch them cut across the waves from one of the many cafes or restaurants in the town's main square, also a spot known for local fiestas. Between the town's two beaches is La Montaña Roja (The Red Mountain), a protected natural reserve with unusual volcanic origins. Around the base of the mountain, enjoy a walk or hike to see where indigenous plant life take advantage of the mineral-rich soil. Explore the many side streets of the old neighborhoods, then seek out a small cave that is near the edge of town. Hermano Pedro once used this cave for prayer and reflection; a small shrine has been placed inside to pay homage to the saint. To visit El Medano and get the most from your holiday in El Medano, create itinerary details personal to you using our El Medano trip builder.
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  • What a delightful little town El Medano is. Lovely walk along the a path from our hotel. You can also walk along the beach (be careful if wearing flip flops as it's quite rocky) Lots of places to eat ...  read more »
  • With reference to Bryno's review the buses really are good and worth getting your head around. From El Medano terminus the 470 gets you to Los Cristianos in 1 hour and it's a lovely journey passing th...  read more »
  • El Medano (The Sandune) is one of the smaller resorts along the south coast of Tenerife. It's more a Canarian working town than a resort really, and is filled more with local residential apartments th...  read more »
  • Kitesurfing at the bay and a nice village. Lots of apartments for rent. Also windsurfing and kitesurfing equipment for rent at the boulevard. Fine restaurants and a square where kids can play.
  • A beautiful and long beach, a favourite among surfers and kiters alike.
  • Perfect spot for surfers
  • A large beach, however with all the activities it is not for those looking for peace and quiet.
  • The best beach in Tenerife!!! Paradise for water sports lovers!!
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